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  1. protests
    How a Minneapolis Hotel Became a Home for Hundreds“This isn’t temporary,” an organizer said.
  2. protests
    Huge ‘Black Lives Matter’ Mural Painted on Street Leading to White HouseBlack Lives Matter D.C. called the move a “performative distraction from real policy changes” meant to appease “white liberals.”
  3. george floyd protests
    De Blasio: I Have Not Seen Videos of NYPD Attacking ProtestersThe mayor praised the NYPD for showing “restraint” at protests, despite viral clips to the contrary. He was later booed at a George Floyd memorial.
  4. policing
    Protests Might Spread the Coronavirus. Curfews and Crackdowns Definitely Will.Curfew orders are getting legal authority from the pandemic, but their enforcement will make the virus spread further.
  5. protests
    Protests of George Floyd’s Killing Have Gone GlobalDemonstrators around the world are invoking the names of Americans killed by police and taking issue with police violence in their own countries.
  6. george floyd
    Over 10,000 Americans Have Been Arrested at George Floyd Protests: Live UpdatesOn Wednesday night, New York police cracked down on peaceful protesters who had defied the citywide curfew.
  7. policing
    Cops Get Away With Murder Because They’re PopularThe police are legally unaccountable because they’re politically powerful. Reforms must attack — and circumvent — the sources of their power.
  8. white house
    All the Absurd Details About Trump’s Church Photo OpIvanka reportedly hatched the idea, Bill Barr ordered the clearing of the park, and no one thought about what Trump would do in front of the church.
  9. george floyd
    Photos: Following a George Floyd Protest Through ManhattanThousands of protesters marched peacefully through the streets of New York, calling for justice.
  10. politics
    Eliot Engel Reminds Everyone Why He Has a Primary OpponentThe 31-year congressman has an embarrassing hot-mic moment at exactly the wrong time.
  11. politics
    Trump Denounced for Using the Bible As a PropThe violent clearing of peaceful protesters so Trump could awkwardly pose with the Bible is drawing condemnation from religious and political leaders.
  12. new york city
    More Chaos and Looting on First Night of NYC CurfewAfter an 11 p.m. curfew was ignored by looters Monday, an 8 p.m. curfew was put in place for Tuesday.
  13. george floyd
    We Are Asking The Police to Do too MuchWhen the welfare state fails, all that’s left is violence.
  14. george floyd
    We Have Seen the ‘Outside Agitator’ and He Is UsThe forces behind our nation’s violent unrest — and unruly policing — are homegrown.
  15. protests
    Don’t Expect Any Big, Unifying Speech From Trump. That’s Not Who He Is.Our president is a divider, not a uniter
  16. protests
    Trump Calls Governors ‘Weak,’ Tells Them to ‘Dominate’ ProtestersIf governors don’t get tough, they’re going to “look like a bunch of jerks,” Trump told them in a Monday phone call.
  17. george floyd
    The Rioters Aren’t Here to Convince YouCriticism that focuses on their strategic imprudence is misguided.
  18. black lives matter
    Ariana Grande, Halsey, and More Celebrities Spent Their Weekends ProtestingFrom all over the country.
  19. new york city
    Looters Hit Luxury Retailers in Lower Manhattan After a Day of Peaceful ProtestsMayor Bill de Blasio blamed the looting on a “small number of violent protesters” who will be handled “very, very aggressively.”
  20. protests
    At the White House, the Lights Were OffEven as there was chaos right outside the gates — and in cities across the nation.
  21. breonna taylor
    Louisville Is Still Demanding Justice for Breonna TaylorUnlike in George Floyd’s case, there were no massive protests when the 26-year-old was killed by police in her home in March. That changed last week.
  22. george floyd
    Will Today’s Riots Spur Electoral Backlash Like 1967’s?The nationwide scope of disturbances is reminiscent of those that fed the backlash politics of Nixon, Wallace, and Reagan.
  23. just asking questions
    Brooklyn President and Former NYPDer Eric Adams on the Police and the Protests“When they do something wrong, the mayor has to have zero tolerance of it.”
  24. george floyd
    Scenes From the Brooklyn Protest of the Death of George FloydPhotographer Chris Facey documented the tense and emotional demonstration, which took place outside the Barclays Center on Friday night.
  25. george floyd
    Watch Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Give Emotional Speech on Unrest in Atlanta“If you care about this city — then go home.”
  26. george floyd
    Powerful Images From Friday’s Protests Over the Death of George FloydPhotos from demonstrations in multiple cities over the deaths of Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky.
  27. coronavirus
    Most Americans Want Those Protesting Stay-at-Home Orders to Stay at HomeDemocrats, Republicans, and independents are aligned in their opposition to protesters agitating for a swift reopening of the economy.
  28. coronavirus
    Are Masks Just for Liberals?As the backlash to coronavirus precautions spreads, so, too, may resistance to the most visible sign of compliance — the mask.
  29. coronavirus
    Crowds Gather Around the Country to Protest Social DistancingGroups of protesters, many of them defying state and federal recommendations, are clamoring for the end of shutdowns.
  30. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Fears Spark Prison Strikes, Protests, and Riots Around the WorldFrom Colombia to France to the U.S., prisoners are struggling to protect themselves where their jailers won’t.
  31. protests
    Are We at Peak Boycott?Social media coupled with an increasingly polarized populace has brought us to what feels like an apex. Or is this just the beginning?
  32. protests
    South Dakota Gears Up to Crack Down on Keystone XL Protesters in 2020Governor Kristi Noem and the Republican legislature are trying again to pass a new “riot-boosting” law, which is a term they made up.
  33. impeachment
    Scenes From Tuesday’s Protests Calling for Trump Impeachment200,000 people reportedly marched in “Nobody Is Above the Law” protests in 500 cities on the eve of the impeachment vote to remove Trump.
  34. who were the 2010s?
    DeRay Mckesson on the Black Lives Matter RevolutionFew American social movements shaped the 2010s as definitively as BLM, and few of its activists have proved to be as galvanizing as Mckesson.
  35. foreign interests
    Hopes Dim for a Peaceful End to Hong Kong ProtestsIf foreign governments and businesses won’t go to bat for protesters, it may only be a matter of time before Beijing turns to deadly force.
  36. just asking questions
    What the Hell Is Going on in Chile? A Protester Explains.With 20 people dead and the military in the streets, South America’s wealthiest nation grapples with extreme inequality — and it’s own history.
  37. fake news
    How a (Mostly) Fake Campus Controversy Illustrates the Media’s Outrage EconomyThe now-famous bánh mì protests at Oberlin were mostly invented by the media. The interesting part is why.
  38. international affairs
    Everything You Need to Know About the Global Protest WaveFrom Lebanon to Chile, demonstrators are taking to the streets to demand changes from their governments.
  39. life after warming
    Extinction Rebellion and the Birth of a New Climate PoliticsThe U.K. movement’s claims might be exaggerated, but it shows us how the world is ready to grapple with the depth of the problem.
  40. the cost of doing business
    Marco Rubio ‘Disgusted’ by NBA Deference to China. He Should Feel Right at Home.The senator regularly decries autocrats abroad while declining to fight them at home.
  41. america
    Anti-Vaxxers March on California Capitol Singing ‘We Shall Overcome’No.
  42. immigration
    Truck Rams Crowd of ICE Protesters Outside Rhode Island PrisonThe incident, which sent five people to the hospital, was caught on video.
  43. politics
    Mass Struggle Is the Only Way to Defeat White NationalismLegal reforms can only do so much. Some might even prove counterproductive.
  44. hong kong
    Hong Kong Protests: Photos and Videos of Massive Crowds and Police ClashesDemonstrations over an extradition bill turned violent in Hong Kong Wednesday.
  45. technology
    Rage Drove the Google Walkout. Can It Bring About Real Change at Tech Companies?The tools of technology can stop a workers’ revolution as surely as they can help start one.
  46. protests
    Trump Labor Counsel Hopes Legal Trap Can Kill Scabby the RatBanning the ubiquitous inflatable rat balloon would be a psychological blow to labor, but experts believe the First Amendment will protect him.
  47. government shutdown
    Federal Workers Are Mad As HellWith little progress to end the partial government shutdown, federal workers are taking to the streets, and the courtroom.
  48. education
    Arizona Lawmakers Are Looking to Stifle Teachers’ Political SpeechMonths after the teacher walkout, lawmakers rolled out bills that would allow the firing of educators who talk politics, religion, and race in class.
  49. tree of life
    Mourning Protestors at Tree of Life Synagogue Turned Their Backs on TrumpAt Tree of Life Synagogue, hundreds gathered in protest of the President and his rhetoric following the deadly shooting on Saturday.
  50. conservatism
    Republicans: Protesters Are an Unruly Mob — Unless They Have Guns and Support UsThe GOP’s attacks on anti-Kavanaugh protesters are rooted in (authoritarian) principle: Only conservatives can legitimately exercise dissent.
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